introducing newcomers to the flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by katief, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. katief

    katief Out Of The Brooder

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    hi all i got 5 chicks and unfortunatly lost 3 and only have two i am thinking of adding 2 ducks and more chicks. How and when is the best time. i have two baby chicks about 3 weeks old
     
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    I'm sorry 3 of your 5 chicks died. Figure out why they died before you buy more.

    Generally, chickens and ducks shouldn't be kept in close quarters with each other. Free roaming is fine.
     
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  3. katief

    katief Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks- we don't think there was anything contagious. i heard that duck and chickens were ok together
     

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